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Sister Irene Morris judging the Baby...

Sister Irene Morris judging the Baby... Town Hall,..., August 1986 More like this

Dr Richard Westcott stitching a man's...

Dr Richard Westcott stitching a man's... South Molton..., September 1984 More like this

Hatherleigh Band parading at the Carnival

Hatherleigh Band parading at the Carnival Hatherleigh, November 1973 More like this

Lower Langham Farm

Lower Langham Farm Lower Langham, Dolton, February 1978 More like this

Bride and her parents

Bride and her parents Merton Church, April 1981 More like this

Vicarage fete

Vicarage fete Torrington Vicarage, July 1983 More like this

Cows going to be milked

Cows going to be milked Cleave, Dolton, May 1979 More like this

Reedcombing

Reedcombing Spittle, Chulmleigh, August 1987 More like this

Harry Webber in the farmyard, Whitecleave

Harry Webber in the farmyard, Whitecleave Burrington, 14 October 1974 More like this

Les Grills, Kennel-Huntsman

Les Grills, Kennel-Huntsman Stevenstone, February 1975 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

The photographs on this site are protected by copyright law

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